Carer Associations throughout Australia provide interactive and informative workshops for carers covering a broad range of issues and skills relating to the caring role.
Need help or someone to talk to? Get support or councelling by contacting one of the services listed here.
Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres are information centres for older people, people with disabilities and those who provide care and services. Centres provide free and confidential information on community aged care, disability and other support services.
In NSW employers of disabled apprentices and trainees are entitled to the standard range of Commonwealth incentives and NSW State financial assistance.
Financial benefits and services are available for parents or carers who provide daily care to someone who has a severe disability, medical condition or is elderly.
Young carers are young people up to 25 years of age who help care in families where someone has an illness, a mental or physical disability, or who has an alcohol or drug problem.
Find out about the services offered by Australia's Child Support Scheme, supporting separated parents to transfer payments for the benefit of their children.
Find out about the services available to people with a disability, older people and their carers, to help them live independently in their own homes.
The NSW Children's Guardian is a government department set up to promote the best interests and rights of children and young people in out-of-home care in NSW.